Three COVID-19 vaccines are used in the United States to prevent COVID-19. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are mRNA vaccines and are preferred. You may get Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen (J&J/Janssen) viral vector vaccine in some situations. Read more on mRNA vaccines and viral vector vaccines here: Different COVID-19 Vaccines.
You can locate and choose a COVID-19 vaccine brand and provider at vaccines.gov. On your smart phone, you can text your zip code to 438829 to receive a list of vaccine providers near you.
Address questions on vaccine to your primary healthcare provider, or call Waukesha County Public Health at 262-896-8430.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends COVID-19 primary series vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, and COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 years and older, if eligible. Learn more from the CDC here.